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In this letter, Jotham Meeker, a missionary to the Ottawa Indians, provided a description of his work teaching the Ottawa how to read and write in their own language. According to Meeker, the Ottawa were eager for their children to learn English as well. Meeker's mission was located near present-day Ottawa, Kansas. Reverend Lucius Bolles, the recipient of this letter, was Meeker's contact at the Baptist Board of Foreign Missions.

Creator: Meeker, Jotham, 1804-1855
Date: February 13, 1839

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This letter illustrates the Ottawa's interest in having their children gain an education. For the purposes of instruction, use only paragraph 4 of the letter.

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Item Number: 210066
Call Number: Jotham Meeker Papers (Coll. 439) Box 1, 1836-1839 Correspondence Folder
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210066

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